About the 50-Hour Certification Program Growing Peaceful Hearts, Minds & Bodies 50-Hour Certification Program is a holistic, 18-week online program. The objective of the program is to teach how to guide and maintain mindfulness education, yoga education, and peace education for school-age children, primarily in a school or community setting. Included in the online program are 18 children’s lessons in mindfulness, yoga, and peace and Ana Camacho-Hansen’s Yoga for Big Hearts & Little Hands: A Handbook of Yoga Poses for Children. Each lesson is differentiated by age group and has been implemented/refined in real classrooms. The beginning of the course covers educational standards and the most recent scientific research that supports the practices of mindfulness, meditation and self-care. The course overview is as follows:
Age-appropriate mindfulness techniques
Peace activities that are engaging and light-hearted for students
Yoga movements and postures that build muscles, body awareness, and self-confidence
Community-building strategies that encourages group harmony
Classroom management tips so that students can focus on mindfulness, yoga, and peace teachings
Fee: $599 September, 2020 to January, 2020 Courses Begin Saturday, September 14, 2020 18 Weeks Days: Wednesdays Times: 7:00- 9:00 pm PST Lesson 1: Introduction/Research Mindfulness and Power of Gazing Lesson 2: Mindfulness and Sounds that Heal Lesson 3: Mindfulness and Simple Images Lesson 4: Mindfulness and the Power of Touch Lesson 5: Mindfulness and Yoga Nidra/Guided Meditation Lesson 6: Mindfulness and Silence Lesson 7: Yoga: Introduction to Instructing Yoga Movement/ The Power of the Breath Lesson 8: Yoga: Seated Poses that Relax Lesson 9: Yoga: Simple Standing Poses Part 1 Lesson 10: Yoga: Simple Standing Poses Part 2 Lesson 11: Yoga: Sun Salutations Lesson 12: Yoga: Crafting Yoga Poses Sequence Lesson 13: Peace: Teaching Optimism/Empathy Lesson 14: Peace: Teaching the Significance of Community Service Lesson 15: Peace: Teaching Acceptance/Responsibility Lesson 16: Peace: Teaching Honesty/Compassion Lesson 17: Peace: Teaching Contentment Lesson 18: Peace: Integrating Mindfulness/Yoga and Peace/ Course Conclusion.
Registration Deadline: September 1, 2020
How to Participate in the 50 Hour Certification Program:
Step 1: Application Process: Please fill out the 50 Hour Certification Application. Email completed applications to GrowingPeacefulhearts@gmail.com. You will receive confirmation of your application.
Step 2: Payment Process: Click below to pay for your 50 Hour Certification Program. You will receive confirmation of your payment.
Step 3: You will receive the link to the online classroom. Once your have received your link, then you can participate on the first day. Any questions? Email GrowingPeacefulHearts@gmail.com or Contact Us.
50-Hour Certification Program
18-Week online teacher certification program for Growing Hearts, Minds & Bodies